Mountain View, CA, May 26, 2017. Thirty seven startups in the areas of VR, Enterprise software, SaaS, Consumer Internet, EdTech, FinTech, Machine Learning, BigData, and Social Impact pitched on stage at the Silicon Valley Open Doors...
May 22, 2017 The workshop with Google mentors: This is a special session by Google mentors for SVOD2017 pitching startups. We’ll run multiple simultaneous workshops with top Silicon Valley-based mentors. You’ll work in a small group...
Cleary one of the very best conferences we attended and sponsored in Silicon Valley this year. To us the conference truly captured what we see in our daily practice, the substantial opportunities and also the challenges with cross-border business arrangements. We made many new meaningful connections.
Partner, K&L Gates
Great conference, interesting presentations and most important, relevant participants with concrete ideas and tremendous willingness to mentor and help startups.
Founder & CEO, OwnerListens & Stanford MBA
The quality of entrepreneurs and the international flavor: it’s always fun to see where innovation is happening around the world. It was fun for us to see not only the quality of thought but also pace of execution and the teams here are becoming ready to play.
Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners ($4B under management)
The founders of the conference are very authentic and these are people that want to change the world and make things better for entrepreneurs and help people and I think that’s a great thing.
Partner, Charles River Ventures, (Midas List, 1st investor in twitter & Yammer, $1.4B under management)
Thank you for the opportunity to present Driveway at SVOD. It gave us much needed exposure to the wide investor community. Combining the pitch preparation classes with the presentation content guidance, we came out strong and confident from the podium. During the conference we had a chance to speak to many investors and industry leaders resulting in a very valuable feedback.
I am delighted to participate in and sponsor SVOD. It is particularly gratifying at this stage of my professional career to be able to support this unique organization and give back to the high-tech community. Looking back, I regret not having the benefits of SVOD network early on, when I really needed it! It is wonderful to see the new startups taking advantage of this very special forum.
CEO of Epiphan
A lot of energy, lot of very dedicated entrepreneurs here, very passionate, very committed to what they’re doing.
Mitchell (Mitch) Kapor
Partner, Kapor Capital
The wonderful thing about entrepreneurs is that their passion for starting new companies transcends languages and geographic boundaries. I felt very comfortable at SVOD and recognized its participants as having the same type of DNA that made Silicon Valley what it is today.